Achterbroek

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

  • (Noord-Brabant) First attested as achterbroek in 1395. Compound of Middle Dutch achter (back, rear) and broek (marsh, marshland).
  • (Zuid-Holland) First attested as den afterbroec in 1370. Compound of Middle Dutch achter (back, rear) and broek (marsh, marshland).

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: Ach‧ter‧broek

Proper nounEdit

Achterbroek n

  1. A hamlet in Someren, Noord-Brabant, Netherlands.
  2. A hamlet in Krimpenerwaard, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands.